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Massachusetts woman has big plans after hitting it big on $1 million state lottery scratch ticket

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A Massachusetts woman already has some big plans after hitting some big money recently on a state lottery scratch ticket.

According to the Massachusetts State Lottery, Edna Soares has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Emeralds 50X” instant ticket game.

Soares, who is from New Bedford, chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (before taxes). She has multiple plans for her winnings, including paying for her daughter’s college, paying off her own college loans, and buying her dad a truck.

She purchased her winning ticket at Golden Food Mart located at 1043 Rodman Street in Fall River. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of this ticket.

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  1. Fed Up

    January 23, 2023 at 1:10 pm

    Congrats to Edna but alas This state already punished you for taking the lump sum payment and will punish you again with taxes doubledipping at it’s finest.

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